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Mossend, North Lanarkshire

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Mossend, North Lanarkshire

Mossend is a town on the A775, in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, to the east of its sister town Bellshill, and to the west of the large town of Motherwell. The town is the site of a major railway freight terminal. The yard is primarily used by DB Schenker Rail (UK) formerly EWS. Mossend formed around the steel industry, with Clydesdale Steel Works once dominating the east end of the town.
Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS7560
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

Mossend, North Lanarkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Mossend, town with ry. sta., Bothwell par., Lanarkshire, 4 miles S. of Coatbridge and 10 miles SE. of Glasgow, pop. 3030; P.O., T.O.; has extensive iron and steel works.

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